Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 25 22
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 0
Contract jobs citing J2EE 52 65 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 8.14% 8.07% 6.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 29.02% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 43 25
Essex median daily rate £538 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.22% +5.71% +8.70%
10th Percentile £365 £302 £393
90th Percentile £675 £588 £565
East of England median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 22
Essex median hourly rate £37.00 £39.75 £37.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.92% +6.07% +4.10%
10th Percentile £32.40 £35.10 £36.25
90th Percentile £43.40 £42.89 £62.50
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £39.75 £37.48
% change year-on-year -6.92% +6.07% +4.10%

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 260 224 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 40.69% 27.83% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 151 176
Essex median daily rate £513 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.54% +1.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £341 £260 £261
90th Percentile £638 £565 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 26
Essex median hourly rate £53.75 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.31% -1.37% -
10th Percentile £34.87 £31.05 £31.50
90th Percentile £67.00 £42.83 £62.50
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.86% -1.25%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea +6 34 £575 +6.48% 1
Brentwood -2 6 £475 +26.67% 1
Basildon +11 3 £475 - 3
J2EE
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (57.69%) JBoss
3 28 (53.85%) Oracle
4 25 (48.08%) Middleware
4 25 (48.08%) Mentoring
5 23 (44.23%) SOA
6 20 (38.46%) WebLogic
6 20 (38.46%) Solaris
6 20 (38.46%) TDD
7 19 (36.54%) Java
8 18 (34.62%) Linux
8 18 (34.62%) Apache
8 18 (34.62%) Unix
8 18 (34.62%) Scrum
9 16 (30.77%) Configuration Management
10 15 (28.85%) Coaching
11 14 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
12 13 (25.00%) WSO2
12 13 (25.00%) Relational Database
13 12 (23.08%) Docker
13 12 (23.08%) Microservices
13 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
13 12 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (23.08%) Spring
13 12 (23.08%) Kanban
13 12 (23.08%) JIRA
13 12 (23.08%) C
13 12 (23.08%) SQL

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (57.69%) JBoss
2 20 (38.46%) WebLogic
3 18 (34.62%) Apache
4 12 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (21.15%) Confluence
5 11 (21.15%) Tomcat
6 6 (11.54%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (9.62%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) HTTP
1 9 (17.31%) SSL
1 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
3 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (23.08%) JIRA
3 8 (15.38%) Subversion
4 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
5 6 (11.54%) PowerDesigner
6 5 (9.62%) SoapUI
7 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.69%) JMeter
7 4 (7.69%) Maven
7 4 (7.69%) Selenium
8 3 (5.77%) Zephyr
9 2 (3.85%) JUnit
10 1 (1.92%) Ant
10 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.92%) Gradle
10 1 (1.92%) LoadUI
General
1 11 (21.15%) Law
2 6 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Architect
3 13 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Agile Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Agile Java Developer
5 7 (13.46%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) J2EE Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (11.54%) Trainee
7 5 (9.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Angular Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Data Architect
9 3 (5.77%) Cloud Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 2 (3.85%) QA Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) Senior QA Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) Senior QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (48.08%) Middleware
2 12 (23.08%) Spring
3 10 (19.23%) XML
4 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
4 7 (13.46%) Spring Boot
5 6 (11.54%) REST
5 6 (11.54%) RESTful
5 6 (11.54%) XML Schema
6 5 (9.62%) Kafka
6 5 (9.62%) OAuth
6 5 (9.62%) OAuth2
6 5 (9.62%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (9.62%) SOAP
6 5 (9.62%) Spring Cloud
6 5 (9.62%) XSD
7 4 (7.69%) HTML
7 4 (7.69%) Web Services
8 2 (3.85%) .NET
8 2 (3.85%) CSS
8 2 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) N-Tier
2 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 4 (7.69%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Solaris
2 18 (34.62%) Linux
2 18 (34.62%) Unix
3 14 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) Mentoring
3 23 (44.23%) SOA
4 20 (38.46%) TDD
5 18 (34.62%) Scrum
6 16 (30.77%) Configuration Management
7 15 (28.85%) Coaching
8 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (23.08%) Kanban
9 12 (23.08%) Microservices
9 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
10 11 (21.15%) Business Analysis
10 11 (21.15%) DevOps
10 11 (21.15%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (21.15%) Open Source
10 11 (21.15%) Project Planning
10 11 (21.15%) Technical Analysis
10 11 (21.15%) TOGAF
10 11 (21.15%) User Stories
11 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) Java
2 12 (23.08%) C
2 12 (23.08%) SQL
3 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
3 9 (17.31%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.62%) Perl
5 2 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (17.31%) Puppet
2 4 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) Oracle
2 13 (25.00%) WSO2
3 6 (11.54%) BEA
3 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 6 (11.54%) webMethods
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) CA
5 1 (1.92%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) VMware